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Mar.16.2014
Just do it!
Apparently, 500 words is too much to ask of myself. I am not proud of this. In an effort to write everyday, I am not setting a limit on word count. I’ll take what I can get from myself. Something is better than nothing. And there ARE those occasional glorious days of over 1000!
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Feb.14.2014
Valentine Clown
So what am I doing now that I have sworn off poetic challenges? Well, I am trying to do the same old thing, only better. I continue to write my small verses, seeking out prompts when my poetic well is dry. I am working on  two flash novels and various flash fiction pieces to seek publication...
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Feb.08.2014
You know what? I think this will be the last challenge that I partake in. That includes April's poem a day. I just don't enjoy them anymore. In fact, this will be my last NaHaiWriMo for this month. The end. prompt: bounce   TV drownssqueaky bedsprings -first love   NaHaiWriMo
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Feb.07.2014
prompt: box   it will hold my memories          Vuitton trunk   NaHaiWriMo
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Feb.06.2014
prompt: battery I decidemy own weight -dead battery   NaHaiWriMo
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Feb.06.2014
prompt: bump   two beloved dogs       kissing one baby bump   NaHaiWriMo
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Feb.05.2014
prompt: black   black dreams,hallowed screams -this melancholia   NaHaiWriMo
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Feb.03.2014
 prompt: bandaid this holeno bandaid can cover -you’re gone   NaHaiWriMo
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Feb.03.2014
prompt: brother   my brother and I enlisted in family for awhile,then broke ranks   NaHaiWriMo
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Jan.31.2014
NaHaiWriMo 2014
Well, I did not keep up as well with the January 2014: Mindful Writing Challenge as I would have liked, but I have a new opportunity this month with NaHaiWriMo. It is a daily haiku writing challenge for the month of February. Prompts are offered on their Facebook page. Apparently, every prompt for...
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Jan.30.2014
Three squirrels,One after the other,After the other. Branch To Branch,Tree To Tree! Outside my windowThis winter morning,Their game of tag. January 2014: Mindful Writing Challenge
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Jan.27.2014
the chiming church bell         cues the goose   January 2014: Mindful Writing Challenge
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Jan.26.2014
  Arctic winds howl at my bedroom window, wanting refuge from themselves.   January 2014: Mindful Writing Challenge
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Jan.24.2014
gustsof Arctic winds,still strongafter such a long journeyto my Chicago home for tea   January 2014: Mindful Writing Challenge
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Jan.23.2014
late Januaryand a neighborhood gatestill festoonssilver tinsel garlands -magic against the moonlit snow   January 2014: Mindful Writing Challenge
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